Swarm of bees takes over city centre high street

Bee experts were called to Fishergate this afternoon (Friday, May 18) after a swarm of bees taking over a tree down the high street.
Witch Janey will take you on a guided tour of Samlesbury Hall

Things to do (May 18 to 20)

The weather is forecast to be good, so there's no excuse not to get out for these events happening in Lancashire over the weekend.
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Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel

Four-star hotel up for £2.25m

A landmark hotel near Preston has been put up for sale for more than £2m.

Double boost for BAE Systems after £2.4bn contract

Double boost for BAE Systems after £2.4bn contract

Defence giant BAE Systems has been given a double boost after two major announcements affecting the North West.

Samlesbury Hall are holding a Fun Dog Show

Things to do (May 4 - 7)

It's Bank Holiday weekend and there's a whole host of great events happening across Lancashire.
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Gina Cambell with her father's mascot and (l-r) Peter Toft, general manager of the Bluebird Inn, Christopher Lees-Jones and William Lees-Jones.

VIP launch for the new Bluebird

Gina Campbell, daughter of speed king Donald Campbell, officially opened the newly-refurbished Bluebird Inn near Preston and brought along the record-breaker’s cockpit mascot Mr Whoppit.

Stately home

Where are the best historic halls and stately homes in Lancashire?

The county has many halls and stately homes which carry historical interest.

Harris Museum

Top five FREE things to do on a rainy day in Lancashire

As we head into the Easter holidays, with rain (and snow) around the corner, check out these free things to do indoors.
The Boddington Arms

Former Boddingtons Arms revamp will pay tribute to speed king Donald Campbell

Speed king Donald Campbell will be honoured when a refurbished hotel in Lancashire re-opens next month.

Staff at InBev brewery in Samlesbury have raised 8,500 for St Catherines Hospice

AB InBev's brewery in Samlesbury pledge support to St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

Staff at a Lancashire brewery have donated £8,500 to St Catherine’s Hospice through a range of fund-raising activities throughout 2017 – and are excited to support the charity further this year.

Kabantu will take a journey on the high seas in Noisy Gallery

Things to do (February 16 to 19)

There's some great events happening this weekend.

Whats on
BAE's mighty Eurofighter Typhoon - built and developed on the Fylde Coast

Government urged to ‘help aerospace industry thrive’ in Lancashire

Council and enterprise chiefs have urged the Government to take action to support Lancashire’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing sector.

Sharon Jones at Samlesbury Hall

Wayward golfers in blitz on historic hall

Donald Campbell’s Bluebird was built there, but now drivers of a different kind are crashing into Samlesbury Hall.

Fire crews were called out to the incident at BAE

Smoke sparks alert at BAE site

Staff at the BAE site in Samlesbury were evacuated this morning following reports of smoke.
The Windmill Hotel on Preston New Road, near Samlesbury.

Petrol station set for ex-watering hole

The site of a former popular pub and hotel could soon be home to a petrol station and convenience store.
Trench Brothers can be found at Clitheroe Castle Museum

Things to do this week (November 3 to 9)

There's some great events happening around the region:

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Congestion building up on the M6 northbound

Multi-vehicle smash shuts two lanes of M6

Two lanes of the M6 northbound were closed for almost an hour this afternoon after a crash involving a number of vehicles.

Chingle Hall

Lancashire recommends... haunted places

As Halloween is near, the ghosts and spirits may make their presence known once again...
Betty Robinson

Happy 100th birthday to Betty Robinson

Betty Robinson has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Kath Cordingley

Keeping bees at The Bee Centre at Samlesbury Hall is more than a hobby

What do you get someone for their 44th birthday?
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